Ed is one of Billion Dollar Boy’s Founding Partners. As well as running the company, Ed is now working in Los Angeles and London forging the online digital marketing department at Exclusive Media.
In early 2011, he helped launch the successful New Entrepreneurs Foundation, which is now hosting its second annual round of young entrepreneurs. Whilst on his year with the NEF, Ed worked for the CEO of one of the world’s largest digital marketing agencies, LBi. After completing university, Ed spent 6 months in Beijing and Mongolia as an analyst with the private equity firm, Origo PLC, which invests in Chinese ventures. He has broad international experience having also worked in South Africa, Portugal, London and New York.
Jose Lopez-Sanchez, Chicago, USA
Jose is the Strategic Planner of Billion Dollar Boy and a recent graduate of Emory University School of Law. He focused on entertainment law, intellectual property law, Internet law, and corporate law. He brings his legal knowledge to the team, as well as an innate understanding of emerging markets. Jose currently resides in Chicago, where he is an account executive working in business development for a Fortune 500 corporation.
James Bell, Virginia, USA
James Bell is the Operations Director of Billion Dollar Boy, specializing in both the creative process as well as the management of the writers and editorial staff. He manages the day to day operations of Billion Dollar Boy by not only helping to run the sites but also playing a crucial role in the creation of high-quality content. Previously James has worked in both public and private sector traditional publishing. Upon seeing the great opportunities and need for quality material in the New Media sector, he joined the company as the third partner.
Caroline Knight, UK
Caroline Knight joined Billion Dollar Boy as a writer for Glitterazi in 2011. Since then, she has worked her way up to contributing editor and associate editor, before being offered to join Billion Dollar Boy as a founder and partner.
With an undergraduate degree in Biochemistry and Masters in Management from Imperial College – where she worked as arts editor of their student newspaper Felix for three years – Caroline has had a varied career since leaving university that has seen her work in the financial services industry in Korea, the film industry in London and as a research analyst in the shipping industry.
She now works full time for Billion Dollar Boy managing social media, writing and curating editorial content for the sites and directing the company’s business strategy.